"English-related" degree?

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    Hey,

    I am considering applying to Durham for an MA in English Literary Studies in a couple of years. I'm at the end of my first year of a French degree and was wondering if this would be considered an "English-related degree" as is required. My course is literature-based: this year, for example, I am sitting four examinations on French literature and for finals I will be studying mainly early modern and modern French-language texts.

    I know you can't give me a definitive answer, but I was wondering what people's personal experiences have been. I would call their admissions office but I imagine that, at this time of the year, they'll be very busy.

    Many thanks in advance!
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    (Original post by OreganoLightbulb)
    I'm at the end of my first year of a French degree and was wondering if this would be considered an "English-related degree"
    Probably - they will want people who already understand areas like literary and critical theory, different genres of literature etc, and who want to build on that. As you realise, you need to contact the Uni for a definitive answer but I suspect that that phrase is there simply to show this isn't a 'conversion' degree for those from an entirely different discipline. Give the Uni a quick call.
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    (Original post by OreganoLightbulb)
    Hey,

    I am considering applying to Durham for an MA in English Literary Studies in a couple of years. I'm at the end of my first year of a French degree and was wondering if this would be considered an "English-related degree" as is required. My course is literature-based: this year, for example, I am sitting four examinations on French literature and for finals I will be studying mainly early modern and modern French-language texts.

    I know you can't give me a definitive answer, but I was wondering what people's personal experiences have been. I would call their admissions office but I imagine that, at this time of the year, they'll be very busy.

    Many thanks in advance!
    Just call them Your enquiry is as valid as anyone elses. If you cnat get through, then send them an e-mail. Only they can give you the definitive answer.
 
 
 
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